enforcement of settlement

We invite you to review our newly-posted May 2022 California Employment Law Notes, a comprehensive review of the latest and most significant developments in California employment law. The highlights include:

Estrada v. Royalty Carpet Mills, Inc., 76 Cal. App. 5th 685 (2022)

In this PAGA case, the trial court relied upon Wesson v. Staples the Office Superstore, LLC, 68 Cal. App. 5th 746 (2021) in which the Court of Appeal held that trial courts have inherent authority to strike unmanageable PAGA claims. The Court of Appeal in this case reversed the dismissal based

Hagan Eng’g, Inc. v. Mills, 115 Cal. App. 4th 1004 (2003)

Hagan Engineering, Inc., sued several of its former employees in state court, including Daniel G. Mills (collectively, “Mills”), for misappropriation of its trade secrets and related claims; Mills sued Hagan in federal court, alleging violations of ERISA. Eventually, the parties entered into a global settlement and dismissed both lawsuits with prejudice. Within two